Blomidon Inn Appel Taart

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This winning dessert from the Blomidon Inn in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley celebrates one of the region's chief products: apples. Wedges are served with whipped cream and toasted sliced almonds. (From "Fruit Divine" in the November 2005 issue of Canadian Living Magazine.)

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter softened and cubed
  • 1 egg beaten
Filling:
  • 8 cups diced (unpeeled) apples (Northern Spy or Delicious), about 3 lb (1.5 kg)
  • 3 tablespoons sherry
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground cloves

Method

In bowl, stir together flour, sugar and baking powder. With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter just until in coarse chunks and mixture is still dry. Drizzle with egg; toss until slightly moistened. (Mixture should not come together like dough.) Set aside 1 cup (250 mL) for topping; lightly press remainder evenly onto bottom and halfway up side of 10-inch (3 L) springform pan. Set aside.

Filling: In bowl, toss together apples, sherry and lemon juice. Stir together sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; sprinkle over apples and toss well. Scrape into pan, levelling top; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.

Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until golden, about 1-1/2 hours. Let stand on rack until warm; run knife around edge to loosen. Let cool completely before removing side of pan.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 184 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 411.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 64 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 66 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 14.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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